Joo Yeon Sir’s busy January


Award-winning violinist Joo Yeon Sir has got a busy year in front of her. It kicks off with a free lunchtime recital at St. Martin-in-the-Fields on Friday 9 January, continuing with concerts with orchestras in London, Cambridge, Croydon and Oxford, as well as presenting the complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle at Royal College of Music.

For January, her diary looks like this. Of the four concerts, the one on 28 January looks particularly interesting, involving dance and animation as well as music.

Friday 9 January 2015 1PM – St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Lunchtime Recital with Irina Andrievsky (piano) as part of Making Music Awards for Young Concert Artists Scheme

  • Kreisler Grave in style of F. Bach
  • Grieg Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in C minor
  • Frolov Concert Fantasie on Gershwin’s Opera ‘Porgy and Bess’

Friday 23 January 2015 6PM – National Gallery (Room 8), London

Evening Recital with Laura Snowden (guitar) as part of Belle Shenkman Music Programme Series

  • Programme to include compositions by Laura Snowden and Joo Yeon Sir

Wednesday 28 January 2015 7.30PM – Royal College of Music, London

Butterfly Lovers

Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto He/Chen (arr Cheung)
Sally Law (director) | Hee Seon Kim (art director) | Chi-Hoi Cheung (arranger) | Joo Yeon Sir (violin) | Jo Dee Yeoh (dancer)

A magical evening for a unique experience – walk through the RCM’s Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall to be transported into a world of projected animations and be the silhouette that interacts with a dancer’s silhouette to witness the birth of the butterfly lovers.

A beautifully designed collaboration between students of the RCM and Royal College of Art to re-invigorate the romantic Chinese legend.

Saturday 31 January 2015 7.30PM – St. Paul’s Church, Wimbledon

  • Beethoven Violin Concerto with Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra and Robin Browning, supported by Making Music Awards for Young Concert Artists Scheme


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